# Chambers's Standard Arithmetical Exercises: (includes Parts I. to Iv. of Chambers's Arithmetical Exercises).

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### Contents

 COMPOUND RULES MONEY 35 COMPOUND SUBTRACTION 47 MISCELLANEOUS EXERCISES 57 TABLES OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 67 COMPOUND ADDITION 76 COMPOUND SUBTRACTION 82
 COMPOUND DIVISION 89 PRACTICE 99 INVOICES OR BILLS OF PARCELS 106 COMPOUND RULE OF THREE 115 DISCOUNT 122

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Page 61 - SQUARE MEASURE 144 square inches (sq. in.) = 1 square foot (sq. ft.) 9 square feet = 1 square yard (sq. yd.) 30| square yards = 1 square rod (sq. rd.) 160 square rods = 1 acre (A.) 640 acres = 1 square mile (sq.
Page 61 - LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills (gi.) = 1 pint (pt.) 2 pints = 1 quart (qt...
Page 61 - Time 60 seconds (sec.) = 1 minute (min.) 60 minutes = 1 hour (hr.) 24 hours = 1 day (da.) 7 days = 1 week (wk.) 365 days = 1 common year (yr.) 366 days = 1 leap year 12 months (mo.) = 1 year 10 years = 1 decade 10 decades or \ , , , „ , 1=1 century (cen. or U.) 100 years / J v ' Thirty days has September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one, Excepting February alone, To which we twenty-eight assign, Till leap year gives it twenty-nine.
Page 59 - WEIGHT. 16 drams, dr. make 1 ounce, - - - - oz. 16 ounces - - - 1 pound, - - - - Ib. 28 pounds - - - 1 quarter, - - - qr. 4 quarters - - - 1 hundred weight, - cwt. 20 hundred weight, 1 ton, T.
Page 62 - Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November, February hath twenty-eight alone, and all the rest hath thirty and one.
Page 59 - Troy Weight. 24 grains (gr.) - 1 pennyweight (dwt.) 20 pennyweights — 1 ounce (oz.) 12 ounces — 1 pound (1b.).
Page 109 - S 7 hours a day, how many days will B take in walking a distance, which A can accomplish in 14 days ? 10. Find the simple interest on £354
Page 109 - ... yards long, but only 4 feet wide: how many men must be employed in order that it may be completed in the required time ? 9.
Page 109 - If 5 horses require as much corn as 8 ponies, and 15 quarters last 12 ponies for 64 days, how long may 25 horses be kept for 41Í.
Page 109 - A piece of work can be done in 50 days by 35 men working all together; and if after working together for 12 days 16 of the men were to leave the work, find the number of days in which the remaining men could finish it.